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Obituary of Ronald "Ron" Grenier
(Longtime Employee – Ottawa Valley News)
(Devoted Member K of C Council 2082, Arnprior)
With sadness we announce that Ron passed away peacefully at the Arnprior and District Memorial Hospital in the early morning hours of Saturday, July 27, 2019; Ronald Albert Grenier of Arnprior was 79. Beloved husband for almost 60 years of Estelle (nee Herrick). Dearly loved and respected father and mentor of Steve (Dolores) of Kelowna, B.C.; Jim (Lana) of Arnprior; Nancy Walker (Bill) of Stittsville; Kim Tourangeau (Guy) of Arnprior; Paul (late Andrea) of Pickering and Phil (Kim) of Waterdown, ON. Cherished and proud “Grandpa” of 12 and “Great-Grandpa” of 1 great-granddaughter. Dear brother of Barbara Bresee (late Slim), Joan Meek (late Adam), Lois Flansbury (late Bernie), Annette Truax (late Andy), Olive Labossière (late Guy), Suzie Grenier (Carla) and Pat Grenier (Nancy Black). Son of the late Albert and Elsie (nee White) Grenier. Fondly remembered by his longtime friend, John Wagner (late Cathy); his many nieces and nephews as well as the Herrick Family. Ron was a devoted family man who took pride in the things he stood for. His faith and his commitment to the Knights of Columbus were unwavering. He served as Trustee and was also Past Chairman with the Renfrew County Board of Education. He devoted countless hours to parish activities and functions always placing the needs of others ahead of his own. A big man with a huge heart, he will be missed by many. Ron’s final care has been entrusted to the Pilon Family Funeral Home and Chapel Ltd., 50 John Street North, Arnprior where friends may call on Tuesday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. and again on Wednesday morning from 9:15 to 10:15. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. John Chrysostom Church, Arnprior on Wednesday morning, July 31st at 11 o’clock. In memory of Ron, please consider a donation to The Grove Nursing Home Redevelopment Fund or the St. John Chrysostom Church Memorial Fund. Members of the Knights of Columbus, Council 2082 as well as members of the Catholic Women’s League will assemble at the funeral home for prayers on Tuesday evening at 6:30.